22 mars 2019

A massive 'huanghuali' and hardwood recessed-leg table (qiaotouan), Ming dynasty and later

Lot 707.A massive 'huanghuali' and hardwood recessed-leg table (qiaotouan), Ming dynasty and later. Height 36 3/4  in., 93.3 cm; Width 93 3/4  in., 238.1 cm; Depth 15 3/8  in., 39 cm. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 USD. Lot sold 212,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. a long, well figured, single-plank top set with everted ends, supported beneath by four transverse stretchers and a narrow, molded frame with beaded edges, forming a straight apron above boldly carved stylized phoenix-head... [Lire la suite]

29 décembre 2018

A 'Huanghuali' side table, late Qing dynasty, 20th century

Lot 1070. A 'Huanghuali' side table, late Qing dynasty, 20th century. Height 33 in., 83.8 cm; Width 35 1/4  in., 89.5 cm; Depth 17 3/4  in., 45.1 cm. Estimate $30,000 - $50,000. Sold: $37,500. © Sotheby's the floating panel top set within a molded-edge frame of standard construction, over a short recessed waist , the straight beaded apron joining four square section beaded-edge legs, further reinforced by four S-shaped braces, and terminating in hoof feet. Provenance: Peter Lai... [Lire la suite]
24 décembre 2018

A 'huanghuali' veneered recessed-leg table, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 1293. A 'huanghuali' veneered recessed-leg table, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Height 33 1/2  in., 85.1 cm; Width 56 1/2  in., 143.5 cm; Depth 11 5/8  in., 29.5 cm. Estimate $25,000- $35,000. Sold: $32,500. © Sotheby's a single panel set to either short end with an everted flange, the straight beaded apron with finely carved and beaded cloud-form brackets flanking the thumb-molded and beaded rectangular section legs joined by plain square section double stretchers and sturdy,... [Lire la suite]
24 décembre 2018

A 'huanghuali' side table, late Qing dynasty, 20th century

Lot 1070. A 'huanghuali' side table, late Qing dynasty, 20th century. Height 33 in., 83.8 cm; Width 35 1/4  in., 89.5 cm; Depth 17 3/4  in., 45.1 cm. Estimate $30,000- $50,000. Sold: $37,500. © Sotheby's the floating panel top set within a molded-edge frame of standard construction, over a short recessed waist , the straight beaded apron joining four square section beaded-edge legs, further reinforced by four S-shaped braces, and terminating in hoof feet. Provenance: Peter Lai... [Lire la suite]
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24 décembre 2018

A 'huanghuali' recessed-leg table, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 1068. A 'huanghuali' recessed-leg table, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Height 32 3/4  in., 83.2 cm; Width 59 1/2  in., 151.1 cm: Depth 16 in., 40.6 cm. Estimate $25 000- $35,000. Sold: $55,000. © Sotheby's a single floating panel top set within a mitered, mortise and tenon frame with molded edge tapering inward, supported underneath by four transverse stretchers, the cusped and beaded apron carved with intertwining and scrolling vines and bold archaistic dragon-head... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2018

A 'huanghuali' and 'huali' wood corner-leg table, late Qing dynasty

Lot 1329. A 'huanghuali' and 'huali' wood corner-leg table, late Qing dynasty. Height 31 3/4  in., 81 cm; Width 58 1/4  in., 148 cm; Depth 19 in., 48.3 cm. Estimate: 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Sold Price: 50,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rectangular floating panel top of standard construction, set into the molded frame over a recessed waist and straight beaded apron, the legs, beaded to the inside edge, of square section, terminating in hoof feet. Property from the Collection of Malcolm... [Lire la suite]

18 septembre 2018

Two 'huanghuali' continuous back armchairs, 19th-20th century

Lot 1332. Two 'huanghuali' continuous back armchairs, 19th-20th century. Height of taller 38 in., 96.5 cm; Width 21 1/2  in., 54.6 cm; Depth 18 in., 45.7 cm. Estimate: 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Sold Price: 56,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each with a straight top rail joined to back posts, continuing through the hard-mat seat frame and forming the back legs, the central splat with varying paneled and openwork decoration, the serpentine arms continuing to shaped, recessed supports, all raised... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2018

A pair of 'huanghuali' horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 287. A pair of 'huanghuali' horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Height 40 in., 101.6 cm; Width 24 in., 61 cm; Depth 18 3/8  in., 46.7 cm. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. © Sotheby's. each with a slender, generously curved five-segment toprail extending beyond the front corner posts and terminating in outscrolled handgrips above shaped spandrels, the sinuous S-form central splat flanked by beaded and shaped flanges, the hard-mat seat supported underneath by two transverse... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2018

A 'huanghuali' continuous yokeback armchair, nanguanmaoyi, Ming dynasty, 17th century

Lot 290. A 'huanghuali' continuous yokeback armchair, nanguanmaoyi, Ming dynasty, 17th century. Height 48 in., 121.9 cm; Width 23 3/4  in., 60.3 cm; Depth 18 in., 45.7 cm. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 USD. Sold Price: 200,000 USD. © Sotheby's. with an elegantly arched crestrail flattened in the center and curving down to join the slightly backward sloping rear posts continuing through the frame to form the back legs, and a well-figured wide rectangular S-shaped splat tenoned to the underside of the... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2018

A pair of 'huanghuali' horseshoe-back armchairs (Quanyi), Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 609. A pair of 'huanghuali' horseshoe-back armchairs (Quanyi), Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century. Height 41 in., 104 cm; Width 24 in., 61.cm; Depth 19 1/2  in., 49.5 cm. Estimate $500,000 — 800,000. Sold for $675,000. Courtesy Sotheby’s. each with an expansive U-form five-segment crestrail terminating in gracefully outscrolled handgrips above shaped spandrels, the slightly bowed splat finely carved with a ruyi-form medallion enclosing further ruyi and delicate foliate scrollwork, the... [Lire la suite]